Pictorial Half Hours With The Saints By The Abbé Lecanu. 365 Engravings By An Eminent French Artist, And Twelve Illustrations Of The Principal Festivals Of The Year, Designed By Henry Doyle, Engraved By The Brothers Dalziel. Translated From The French.
THE HOLY CHURCH, by inviting us to honour the saints, intends not only to remind us that in them we possess protecting spirits in Heaven, ever ready to uphold us by their powerful intercession ; but she has further in view, and as her main purpose, to offer them as models for our imitation ; in order that we, in like manner, may become saints. And, in addition to the fact that it is the best, and almost the only real way to honour the Blessed, it is the one alone likely to prove profitable to us...."
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